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Acmopolynema Ogloblin

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Mymaridae)

Acmopolynema Ogloblin, 1946



Acmopolynema hazomanitrae (Risbec, 1952) (Madagascar)


Acmopolynema monicae Mathot, 1968 (Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa)

Acmopolynema species (South Africa)




Egg parasitoid of Hemiptera and Orthoptera.


Berezovskiy VV, Triapitsyn SV. 2001. Review of the Mymaridae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) of Primorskiy krai: genus Acmopolynema Ogloblin. Far Eastern Entomologist 105: 2-3.

Fidalgo P. 1989. Revision de las especies neotropicales del genero Acmopolynema Ogl. (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 46(1-4): 3-67.

Hayat M, Anis SB. 1999. The Indian species of Acmopolynema with notes on Acanthomymar (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Mymaridae). Oriental Insects 33: 297-298.

Ogloblin AA. 1946. Descriptions of new genera and species of Mymaridae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Iowa State College Journal of Science. 20(3):277-295.

Schauff ME. 1981. A review of Nearctic species of Acmopolynema Ogloblin (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 83: 444-460.

Triaptsyn SV, Berezovskiy VV. 2007. Review of the Oriental and Australian species of Acmopolynema with taxonomic notes on Palaeoneura and Xenopolynema stat. rev. and description of a new genus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae). Zootaxa 1455: 63.

Xu M, Lin NQ. 2002. A taxonomic study of the genus Acmopolynema Ogloblin (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) from China. Entomotaxonomia 24(2): 142.


Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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